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NGC 4147 Facts

NGC 4147 is a globular cluster object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of about 212,000,000.00 light years away in the constellation of Coma Berenices.

It is also referred to as NGC(4147) in the New General Catalogue. This is a list of deep space objects that was compiled by John Louis Emil Dreyer in 1888 in an update to John Herschel earlier catalogue.

The Globular Cluster's location is 12 10 06.149 (R.A.) and +18 32 31.78 (Dec.).

Travel Time to NGC 4147

The time it will take to travel to this star is dependent on how fast you are going. U.G. has done some calculations as to how long it will take going at differing speeds. A note about the calculations, when I'm talking about years, I'm talking non-leap years only (365 days).

The New Horizons space probe is the fastest probe that we've sent into space at the time of writing. Its primary mission was to visit Pluto which at the time of launch (2006), Pluto was still a planet.

DescriptionSpeed (m.p.h.)Time (years)
Walking435,542,681,337,000,000.00
Car1201,184,756,044,566,666.67
Airbus A380736193,166,746,396,739.13
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.269185,294,499,514,511.86
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.5492,647,129,008,041.50
New Horizons Probe33,0004,308,203,798,424.24
Speed of Light670,616,629.00212,000,000.00

Fact File


NameNGC 4147
TypeGlobular Cluster
NGC Id4147
ConstellationComa Berenices
Right Ascension12 10 06.149
Declination+18 32 31.78
Distance (Lt.Yr)212,000,000
Angular Size1.053 0.990 50 (NIR) C
Radial Velocity191.0
Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=ngc4147


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